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What is ‘Widows’ even about

4/10 I’m still not actually sure what happened in Widows. The plot is simple enough – I mean, it’s incredibly needlessly complicated, but I at least understand its contents. Renowned heistmaster Harry Rawlings (Liam Neeson) is killed on the job, … Continue reading

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‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ – a witness for the defense

4/10 In 2016, audiences were generally pleased and relieved to return to an Americanized version of the wizarding world, but Paul and I were dissatisfied with its length and general lack of direction. Now, the sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes … Continue reading

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Decent ‘Overlord’ fails commercially

5/10 Overlord is a quiet little action/horror movie about Nazi zombies that passed through theaters without much notice, failing spectacularly to stronger intellectual properties like Dr. Seuss and Harry Potter. Overlord follows Private Ed Boyce (Jovan Adepo) and demolitions expert … Continue reading

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Sony is a terrible company that makes bad decisions: a ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ story

2/10 In 2011, Sony released its English-language adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, directed by David Fincher and starring Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig, and it was a huge success. It pulled in $232.6 million worldwide for the … Continue reading

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Once again, Disney loses tens of millions to bring you a terrible film

3/10 In 2010, Alice went back into Wonderland to discover an ungodly amount of money, the kind of money that, at the time, could put a movie into the upper stratosphere of all-time projects. Disney would send her back in … Continue reading

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